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Some Progress, more or less (2 replies and 2 comments)
Excellent! I'm glad to hear that she is doing so well. (Sorry about the dog bed, though.)
yeah.. me too. At least it's washable!
And today we have challenges. I'll likely be sending another urine sample to the vet this week. Sigh.
Christmas weekend was fun, Gytha did OK with greetings, except I think we had an excitement pee? 20 minutes after I pottied her, my family arrived and it was maybe 10 minutes in and she peed on the floor. She was too busy having fun to bother ringing the bells or signaling in any way. Took her outside right away as the mess got cleaned up.
Thought things were otherwise fine until Tuesday evening when she randomly peed on the floor again. Then last night. And tonight she peed on the couch! Very angry puppy mama. These all happened after going potty with regular potty bell alerts, and these accidents had no signal of any sort.
We're going back to being crated except for food and potties and a couple hours of strict supervision. I'm not sure if it's a UTI or the extreme cold making her not want to go outside as much as usual. This issue is on top of the antibiotic for the loose poos (that, at least, is going well so far).
We just came back inside from a failed poop attempt. She's been regular, but tonight she has yet to poop at all. She normally poops twice before bed time — around 7:30 or 8 and then again just before 9. Nope. Nothing tonight. And I took her out at 10 to no avail. She merely sat down in the snow and looked around at everything. For nearly 10 minutes. We'll try again in an hour.
Oh no! Let me know what the vet says about the sample. She's really struggling with things right now (and so are you).